Thanks to the Women 2.0 community, we more than doubled the number of women entrepreneurs who applied to the The Founders Institute program (compared to the previous semester). Women 2.0 members save 15% off ticket price by registering here.
The next event, The Founder Showcase on Thursday, January 14th, 2010 at 5:30pm will be held at Sun Microsystems in Santa Clara, CA by TheFunded.com -- This is an open startup pitch and networking event that highlights the newest cutting-edge businesses and helps innovators gain traction among the Silicon Valley elite.
On Thursday, January 14th, ten of the most promising early-stage companies, as selected by over 13,000 registered Members of TheFunded.com, will present to an audience of over 200 investors, founders, and members of the press. A panel of experts will critique the pitches, and an open ballot of those in attendance will determine the Founder Showcase Winner – who will win a number of prizes, including $2.5k in cash. Snacks and drinks available, as well as informative talks by leading Silicon Valley CEOs – Philip Kaplan of Blippy, and Jay Jamison of Moonshoot.
Special 15% discount for Women2.0 readers at http://foundershowcase.eventbrite.com/?discount=w20.